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Congressman says television money makes college football playoffs a possibility

Texas Rep. Joe Barton, who has introduced anti-BCS legislation in Congress, says the television money that persuaded Big 12 members to reject Pac-10 overtures shows the financial jackpot awaiting a college football playoff.

 

Texas lawmakers want Houston in Big 12

Texas lawmakers wrote a letter Thursday asking Big 12 officials to consider adding the University of Houston to the conference.

Missouri has trust in Big 12's ability to increase revenue

In a press conference on Tuesday, MU leadership reaffirmed the school's committment to the Big 12 and announced expectations for the conference to return on the promise of more lucrative revenues.

Conference realignment shifts to readjustments

Expansion angst passes with assurances that Big 12 Conference will not disband.

LIVE TWEETS: MU holds Big 12 news conference

Read the live tweets from MU's news conference by Missourian reporter Christie Megura.

Texas decision to stay in Big 12 pleases Missouri officials

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton and Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden both said they were pleased with the news Monday night out of Austin, Texas.

Texas statement says it will stay in Big 12

Shortly after Pac-10 Commissioner Larry Scott said that Texas turned down an offer to join the Pac-10 athletic conference, the Longhorns issued a statement saying it would "continue competing in the Big 12."

UM System Board of Curators meets for an hour, mulls conference realignment

The meeting continued the conference realignment discussion that started Friday with Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden.

Missouri's conference future is uncertain; fans remain positive

The UM system Board of Curators is meeting this week to discuss Missouri's options in conference realignment, among other issues.

UPDATE: KU chancellor urges Nebraska to stay in Big 12

Bernadette Gray-Little said she hopes to talk to MU's Brady Deaton as well.

KU chancellor urges Nebraska to stay in Big 12

Kansas chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has reached out to her counterpart at Nebraska, urging him to keep the Cornhuskers in the Big 12 Conference.

Caution prevails at Big 12 meetings

Many said there won't be any real answers to the question of conference realignment until presidents of Big 12 Conference schools join the discussions at the Big 12 meetings on Thursday.

Big 12 Conference tries to map out future at meetings

No decision by Missouri, Nebraska or anybody else about leaving the Big 12 Conference is expected for several months, but the league commissioner and several others are trying to work out the possibilities in meetings this week in Kansas City.

Good reasons for Missouri-Big Ten rumors

There are several good reasons why Missouri would be a good candidate for joining the Big Ten if the conference decides to expand.

Big Ten commisioner says demographics drive expansion discussion

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany took questions on Tuesday at his conference's annual spring meetings in Chicago.

Move to the Big Ten does not mean step down for Missouri

After breaking down the stats on athletic success in the Big 12 and the Big Ten, it is difficult to say if either conference is better.

MU's Weatherspoon 19th pick of NFL Draft

The Atlanta Falcons selected former Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon with the 19th overall pick of Thursday night's NFL draft.

Missouri's Weatherspoon likely a first-round NFL Draft pick

In one season, former Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon has gone from NFL Draft afterthought to a coveted first-round prospect.

Big 12 title-game loss fuels Nebraska football resurgence

As Big 12 Conference team's use the spring to prepare for the 2010 football season, all eyes are on the Cornhuskers.

Former MU wide receiver Danario Alexander used to challenges

During one of the practices at the Senior Bowl former MU wide receiver Danario Alexander landed strangely. The result was a piece of chipped cartilage and a trip to a Miami surgeon for the fourth operation he’s had on his left knee in less than three years.



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